Eyeworks’ Double Life grabbed the Best Drama Series award at this year’s Flemish Television Stars awards ceremony. Peter Van den Begin received the Best Actor award for his role in Old Belgium, another Eyeworks series, which was based on his childhood memories. Nathalie Meskens received both the Best Actress award as well as the audience’s Personality Award for her performance in Tegen de sterren op.

Still from Old BelgiumThe Smartest Person in the World, the gameshow presented by filmmaker Erik Van Looy, won the Best Entertainment award as well as the Audience Award for Best Programme. 

The School of Lukaku was voted Best Reality Series, while the award for Best Lifestyle Show went to cookery programme Dagelijkse kost and VRT News was named Best News Programme. MTV veejay Marcel Vanthilt and An Lemmens received the Best Presenter awards.

Rising star Clara Cleymans (Tegen de sterren op) received the Discovery Award, while actress Chris Lomme accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Old Belgium received production support from the Flanders Audiovisual Fund, while Double Life received a Location Bonus from Location Flanders. Both series aired on VRT’s Eén channel. Old Belgium was also nominated for Golden Nymphs at the Monte Carlo International Television Festival and for the Golden Rose in Lucerne last year.

The Television Stars are presented by the Flemish Television Academy.

Published on Monday 28 February 2011

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